American Institute of Architects (AIA) Announces
Contract Document Software Compatibility with
Microsoft Windows 7
AIA is the Only Standard Contract Documents Publisher Accepted by Microsoft as Fully Compatible
April 20, 2010 09:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced
that AIA Contract Document software is now compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 7, the successor of the
Windows Vista operating system. AIA Contract Documents software is the only standard contract documents
publisher in the U.S. for the design and construction industry that is accepted by the Microsoft Corporation as fully
compatible with Windows, including Windows 7. AIA Contract Documents is also compatible with Microsoft
Windows 2000, XP and Vista, as well as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel® versions 2003 and 2007 and
Adobe Acrobat 5.1 or higher.
“AIA Contract Documents software offers the design and construction industry the easiest to use software, saving
users valuable time and money,” said Molly Lindblom, Managing Director at AIA Contract Documents. “AIA
Contract Documents software users have long enjoyed Windows® compatibility, and we are excited that users can
now quickly and easily access and download the software while enjoying all the benefits of Windows 7.”
AIA Contract Document software was self-tested using a custom Microsoft application specifically designed to
examine numerous aspects of the application and how it was developed. After passing various tests, the software
was certified and approved for Windows 7 compatibility.
More information about AIA Contract Documents can be found at www.aia.org/contractdocs. AIA Contract
Documents software can be purchased at www.aia.org/contractdocs/purchase. Documents in paper form are
available through the AIA’s full service distributors. For a listing of full service distributors and pricing information,
please visit www.aia.org/docs_purchase.